Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Jason Jamar Howard of Riverdale is accused of abusing a student at Glenn Dale Elementary.
Riverdale resident and Glenn Dale Elementary School employee Jason Jamar Howard, 30, has been arrested by Prince George’s County police (PGPD) and charged with sexually abusing a student at the school. Based on preliminary investigations—including notification from the victim’s parents—police believe that Howard sexually abused a child at Glenn Dale Elementary on April 17. Police said that during an interview, Howard admitted to abusing the child on multiple occasions during the current and previous school years. Howard was arrested and charged with sex abuse of a minor and other related counts. Persons with information about Howard or this case are asked to call the PGPD Children and Vulnerable Adult unit at 301-772-4930. Callers wishing…
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The Prince George's County Police are investigating the robbery of a Glenn Dale Subway.
Prince George's County Police are hoping someone can help them identify the suspects caught on tape robbing a Subway restaurant in Glenn Dale on April 11. The restaurant, located in the 4800 block of Glenn Dale Road, was robbed around 9 p.m. when the suspects reportedly walked into the business, pulled out guns and demanded money, a police press release stated. Detectives think the suspects fled the scene in a dark-colored sedan, PGPD reports. If anyone has information on the identity or whereabouts of these suspects, please call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s CID/Robbery Unit at 301-772-4905. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (…
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
It took firefighters about 30 minutes to extinguish the blaze, according to officials.
Fire ripped through a Glenn Dale home Sunday afternoon, displacing the occupants and causing significant damage, according to Prince George’s County Fire Department (PGFD) spokesman Mark Brady. Firefighters arrived on the scene of the blaze in the 6900 block of Greenwood Drive at around 2 p.m. to find the first floor showing “heavy fire.” It took 40 firefighters/medics about 30 minutes to extinguish the flames, which extended through the attic before the fire was knocked down, Brady said. No injuries were reported and PGFD estimates damages at $150,000.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Police say alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash.
Police say alcohol was a contributing factor in Monday’s double fatal accident on Lanham-Severn Road in Glenn Dale and that the driver of one of the vehicles is facing multiple charges related to the crash. Ramon Anaya-Ascendo, 35, of no fixed address, is being charged with two counts of homicide by motor vehicle, two counts of driving a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol, and two counts of vehicular manslaughter, according to the Prince George's County Police Department. Police said Anaya-Ascendo was driving a Honda Accord when he crossed in front of a westbound Audi A6, causing the Audi to crash into the passenger’s side of the Honda. Anaya-Ascendo's passengers—Lanham residents Leo Castro, 46, and Jose Rodrigeuez, 30—were both …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The driver of the vehicle was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.
A woman drove her car through at home a the 10800 block of Maiden Drive in Glenn Dale Tuesday afternoon, according to Prince George’s County Fire Department (PGFD) Spokesperson Mark Brady. The car went completely into the brick exterior wall of the home. The driver was removed from the vehicle and transported to a nearby hospital, said Brady. Brady said PGPD cleared the scene and the car will remain in the home, to be safely removed by the insurance company. The cause of the accident is unknown at this time. No other injuries were reported. No one was inside the home at the time of the crash. Patch will have more information on this story as it becomes available.